Monthly Archives: September 2006

Klamath Salmon

The fate of the salmon, and the dams, on the Klamath gets closer to resolution. An excerpt.Dam ruling supports fish on KlamathBy Matt Weiser – Bee Staff WriterPublished 12:00 am PDT Friday, September 29, 2006A federal judge ruled Wednesday there … Continue reading

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Water Letters

Good group of letters today on water issues. A sampling.Letters: Water, PG&E, spinach, etc.Army Corps hasn’t made its case– Published 12:00 am PDT Saturday, September 30, 2006Re “A lamentable loss,” Sept. 23: This editorial indicated The Bee supports a “traditional … Continue reading

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California Wilderness Bill

Some beautiful areas, especially the Lost Coast, included in this bill. An excerpt.Senate passes North Coast wilderness billPush to protect 273,000 acres gets wide support, sent to Bush.By David Whitney – Bee Washington BureauPublished 12:00 am PDT Saturday, September 30, … Continue reading

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Article on Blogs

For our blog readers, an interesting article on blogs. An excerpt.Going to the blogsBy Mehul Srivastava – Bee Staff WriterPublished 12:00 am PDT Saturday, September 30, 2006Three years ago, Jonathon Lockwood, a real estate agent in Cameron Park, decided there … Continue reading

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Parkway Upgrades

A long over-due project is finally getting done with this addition. Good job by the Nature Center! An excerpt.Parkway pointersNew signs explain history, geology, flora and fauna along the American RiverBy Edgar Sanchez – Bee Staff WriterPublished 12:00 am PDT … Continue reading

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Oil Drilling, Boiling Mud, & Pompeii

From Java, this report. An excerpt. 28 September, 2006INDONESIAJava: eruption of boiling mud, a “new Pompei”by Mathias HariyadiFor four months, millions of cubic metres of boiling mud have been flowing around the whereabouts of Porong; entire villages have already been … Continue reading

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Infrastructure Still Not Good

This is not encouraging, but expected, that even with the success of the bonds on the ballot, the state will still be in bad shape and what is required is the public leadership, acting with consistency, to provide infrastructure funds … Continue reading

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Homes First

Though it has been customary to predicate housing for the homeless on their first agreeing to utilize the remedial services deemed necessary to solve the individual’s problems causing their homelessness, it hasn’t worked. What has worked is just providing a … Continue reading

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San Joaquin River Restoration

Still talking, but at issue now is if there will be enough time to pass the legislation freeing the funds to make this deal happen this year, and the river flow again with salmon running though it. An excerpt.Late talks … Continue reading

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Where are the Salmon?

With the Salmon Festival due to open in a couple of weeks their absence is troubling, but like many of nature’s creatures, their behavior and much of the natural conditions upon which their behavior largely depends, are still a mystery; … Continue reading

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